The Green Impact Zone® Neighborhood Vision

The Green Impact Zone neighborhood leadership is made up of the leaders of the 10 neighborhoods and community development organizations that are included in whole or in part in the zone. The leaders of these 10 organizations developed the following vision, outcomes, principles and strategies that guide this game plan.


To develop a sustainable community; one that is environmentally, economically and socially stronger tomorrow than it is today...using a comprehensive green strategy...coordinated programs with innovative delivery mechanisms...and intense resident more rapidly push community change, build community capacity, and make the Green Impact Zone a place where people want to live, work and play.


The long term outcomes sought for the Green Impact Zone include:

Guiding Principles

The work to realize the vision of the Green Impact Zone has been guided by these principles:


The Green Impact Zone developed and used a number of processes to help connect residents with available programs, work toward sustainable transformation, and ensure transparency and effectiveness.

Key processes include: